LAKE WAUKOMIS, Mo. — Joyce Josephine “JoJo” Steiner McBroom, 71, passed away peacefully on Sept. 27, 2015, at St. Luke’s Hospice House in Kansas City, after several wonderful weeks at home with Ronnie and visiting with family and friends during her illness. JoJo was born May 10, 1944, and was raised in Hoisington. She followed her dreams to Chicago to work for her beloved TWA Airlines and as a dance instructor for Fred Astaire. Although away from home, she treasured her Hoisington classmates. JoJo retired from TWA/AA in Kansas City after 42 years. For those lucky enough to know her, she is simply unforgettable.
She is survived by her cherished husband, Ronnie McBroom; brother, Larry Steiner; sisters, Bernadine Muller and Gladys Byers; stepchildren, Brian McBroom (Leesa) and Shannon McBroom; 19 “favorite” nieces and nephews; and a boatload of friends. She was preceded in death by her parents, Clara (Meyeres) and Leo Steiner, and brother, Harold Steiner.
Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday at St. Therese Catholic Church, 7207 NW Highway 9, Kansas City, MO. 64152. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday at St. Therese Church. Burial will be held 2 p.m. on Friday at St. John’s Catholic Cemetery in Hoisington. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests gifts to VFW Post 7356, 10125 Tom Watson Pkwy, Parkville, MO. 64152 or St. Luke’s Hospice House, Kansas City, MO. Condolences may be expressed at www.meyersfuneralchapel.com.
Funeral arrangements provided by
Meyers Funeral Chapel**
401 Main Street
Parkville, MO. 64152
Great Bend (Kan.) Tribune, Sept. 29, 2015